BTR forms committee to investigate corruption allegation during BPF regime


GUWAHATI: The Bodoland Territorial Region(BTR) government has formed a committee to look into incidents of corruption during the BPF regime. This was disclosed by BTC Chief Executive Member Pramod Boro. It has been alleged that public welfare funds worth several crores have been swindled. Department probe is also being conducted as the BTC is facing liabilities of Rs 2300 crore. Besides, they asserted that those guilty will not be spared.

“A few days back under the initiative of our Executive Member Ranjit Basumatary and Gautam Das, we have set up an inquiry committee and the committee will look after the financial irregularities. We have a list of liabilities of around Rs. 2300 crore, so it will be found out where and in which department these irregularities happened. Those who will complete their job will be spared and those who have not done any work and have done corruption will not be spared,” said Pramod Boro.

Boro also said that 4000 more people will be getting land pattas in the Bodoland Territorial Region(BTR). “Within this month, we have given land patta to 5000 people and we will distribute 11,000 more land pattas to people of BTR soon,” Boro added.

On the other hand, the BTR chief expanded his council by adding six new representatives as executive members. This includes three members of the United People’s party liberal(UPPL) and three members of the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP).

“We have included six new EM in the executive council. The six new EM’s are Daobaisa Boro, Dr. Nilut Swargiary, Rakesh Boro, Dharma Narayan Das, Reorewa Narzihary, Sanjib Tanti. We have added more people and our team has grown stronger. Now we will carry on the developmental works,” Boro further said.